Answer / La respuesta: Including a Selection of Poems

Answer / La respuesta: Including a Selection of Poems

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Answer / La respuesta: Including a Selection of Poems by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

Known as the First Feminist of America, the Mexican nun Sor Juana In&ecute;s de la Cruz (1648/51-1695) was a brilliant poet, playwright, and essayist whose persistent defense of the intellectual rights of women brought her increasingly into conflict with church officials. The Answer (1691) is Sor Juana's culminating response to years of attacks. The introduction, bibliography, chronology, and complete Spanish texts of The Answer and nine poems make this volume the indispensable Sor Juana Reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558610767
Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Publication date: 05/28/1994
Series: A Feminist Press Sourcebook Ser.
Edition description: Bilingual Edition: English & Spanish
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.85(d)

About the Author

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648/51-1695), a Mexican nun, was a brilliant poet, playwright, and essayist whose persistent defense of the intellectual rights of women brought her increasingly into conflict with church officials, who repeated tried to silence her. Sor Juana died by taking care her sister nuns during a plague in April 1695.

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